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Saudi-led coalition intensifies air strikes after Saleh's death

Saudi-led coalition intensifies air strikes after Saleh's death

Saudi Arabia and its allies struck a day after Saleh's son vowed to lead a campaign against the Iran-aligned Houthis.

Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital

A senior administration official said Trump would make the announcement -- ignoring frantic warnings from US allies in the region and around the world -- at 1:00 pm (local time) from the White House.

Trump tells Mideast leaders of intention to move embassy

Trump tells Mideast leaders of intention to move embassy

President Donald Trump told Palestinian and Jordanian leaders yesterday that he intends to move the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, their representatives said, amid a growing outcry across the Middle East against any unilateral US decision on the ancient city.

Hariri rescinds shock resignation

Hariri rescinds shock resignation

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said yesterday that he had withdrawn his resignation, a month after his shock announcement that he was quitting sparked political upheaval.

Exiled son of Saleh takes up anti-Houthi cause

Exiled son of Saleh takes up anti-Houthi cause

The powerful exiled son of Yemen’s slain ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh vowed yesterday to lead a campaign against the Houthi movement that killed his father after he switched sides in the civil war.

Commander of Saleh forces killed in Yemen

Commander of Saleh forces killed in Yemen

The leader of forces loyal to slain Yemeni strongman Ali Abdullah Saleh has died of wounds suffered during clashes this week in Sanaa, Saleh's party said Tuesday.

Yemen Houthis rally after killing ex-strongman

Yemen Houthis rally after killing ex-strongman

Thousands of Houthi supporters rallied in Sanaa on Tuesday as the rebels cemented their grip on the Yemeni capital after killing their former ally ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh.

US Jerusalem recognition would end Trump peace push

US Jerusalem recognition would end Trump peace push

A US move to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital would mean the end of President Donald Trump's peace efforts on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a senior Palestinian official warned Tuesday.

Erdogan threatens to cut ties with Israel over US move on Jerusalem

Erdogan threatens to cut ties with Israel over US move on Jerusalem

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to break off diplomatic ties with Israel if US President Donald Trump goes ahead with his campaign pledge to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish state.

One month on, Lebanon's PM rescinds shock resignation

One month on, Lebanon's PM rescinds shock resignation

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said on Tuesday that he had withdrawn his resignation, a month after his shock announcement that he was quitting sparked political upheaval.

Syria peace talks resume in Geneva, without government delegation

Syria peace talks resume in Geneva, without government delegation

UN-backed peace talks for war-ravaged Syria were set to resume in Geneva Tuesday, but without Syrian government negotiators, who sources said have yet to determine if they will return.

Bus bomb kills eight passengers in Syria's Homs city

Bus bomb kills eight passengers in Syria's Homs city

A bomb blast killed eight people and injured 16 others on a bus in Syria's government-held Homs city on Tuesday, state media said.

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